Georgetown, S.C. – The Clemson University James C. Kennedy Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation Center advisory board met for its second annual meeting July 14-15, 2016 at Clemson’s Belle W. Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science near Georgetown. The mission of the Center is to lead in science and education to conserve South Atlantic […]
Deep in the mountains of Western North Carolina, Clemson University forestry students are hard at work. As they trek up Whiteside Mountain, they collect an array of plant and tree species while identifying topographical traits of the area. The students were participating in one of the many aspects of the Clemson Forestry Summer Camp, a seven-week program designed to give students hands-on experience in the field of forestry.
For the third straight year, a herd of hungry goats came to Clemson University to devour dense tangles of invasive plants that have plagued portions of the campus for decades.
Clemson University scientists Paul Leonard and Rob Baldwin are part of a collaborative study on how rising sea levels and increased urbanization — both now and in the future — are joining forces to fragment habitat connectivity across the region. Leonard, Baldwin and four other co-authors contributed to the paper, “Landscape Connectivity Losses Due to Sea Level Rise and Land Use Change,” about wildlife habitat connectivity in the Southeast that has been published in the journal Animal Conservation.
Wood is diverse, plentiful and sustainable – three reasons why it is the preferred building material for many in South Carolina. Clemson University, together with the United States Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, along with the S.C. Forestry Commission, S.C. Forestry Association, S.C. Biomass Council, Woodworks, the American Wood Council, the APA – The Engineered Wood Association, struck out across the state to tout the benefits of building with wood.
CLEMSON – In the middle of the 17th century, rice was introduced into Carolina Province near Charles Town. Using thousands of enslaved Africans, plantation owners began to amass great wealth. But it came at a price. The entire landscape of the Lowcountry of South Carolina was literally and figuratively reshaped. Five centuries later, the tale […]
Two Clemson University forestry students were awarded scholarships from the South Carolina Forestry Foundation. This year’s recipients were William Epting, a junior from West Columbia, and Mike Duncan, a senior from Lexington.
A team of Clemson University scientists is on the forefront of a national effort to understand how a massive bat die-off is shifting the structure of bat communities and altering fragile ecosystems.
Another year and another class of Clemson students are graduating and heading out to make their mark on the world. We will miss them, but are equally excited to see what they accomplish next.
Senior students with futures in medical school, veterinary school, and leading companies in agriculture and natural resources were honored for academic achievement during Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences (CAFLS) annual senior awards ceremony.
South Carolina timber growers can learn from experts how to grow more profitable crops at a May 4 meeting at T and S Farm in Leesville.
A Clemson University graduate student is learning how environmental toxicants in freshwater systems affect aquatic organisms in the ecosystem, which can be used to determine water quality.
Following a two-year stretch of earning second place, the Clemson Forestry Club broke away and earned top honors in the Association of Southern Forestry Clubs 59th Annual Conclave.
Clemson Cooperative Extension forestry agent Derrick Phinney, the longtime natural resources professional, talked about forestry’s importance and value to South Carolina — both as a lucrative resource and as a friend to the environment — in a recent question-and-answer session.
CLEMSON — Three Clemson University students from the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences spent nearly three months in the summer of 2015 as interns at High Meadow Ranch in south-central Montana. They collected field data for their independent research projects, studied, and did what ranch hands do — they rode horses, herded cattle, […]